M E E D07 Report

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M E E D07 Report

  1. 1. MAINEducation 2007 Conference Report
  2. 2. 2007 Conference Committee <ul><li>Gary Lanoie - MAINEducation Conference Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Craig Dickinson - ACTEM Business Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Dennis Crowe - S AD #6 </li></ul><ul><li>Kathleen Hutchins - S AD #51 </li></ul><ul><li>Cheryl Oakes - W ells School District </li></ul><ul><li>Crystal Priest - S AD #4 </li></ul><ul><li>Diana Sommer - W iscasset School District </li></ul><ul><li>Vince Vanier - M adawaska Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Diane Wedgewood - R etired Tech Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Jerry Holt - S AD #61 </li></ul><ul><li>Alice Barr - Y armouth High School </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Sprankle - W ells School District </li></ul><ul><li>Dennis Kunces - M E Dept. of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Richards - A rundel Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Mullen - W indham Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Trey Bachner - Falmouth Schools </li></ul>
  3. 3. SurveyMonkey Results <ul><li>326 Responsed to Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Of these… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>76% had attended a previous MEED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>33% have been in education over 20 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>97.8% Will attend or recommend someone attend next year’s conference </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Who Attends?
  5. 5. Please rate MAINEducation 2007 Technology Conference on the following items:
  6. 6. Wireless Network <ul><li>Network was an issue at MEED 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>ACTEM members met w/Civic Center </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving on… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bandwidth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MSLN ATM connection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25 purchased by ACTEM </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Internet Graph • More a human/mechanical failure •Over 550 users on network •Civic Center has taken action
  8. 8. Our Members to the Rescue! <ul><li>Special Thanks to: Trey Bachner David Trask CBE </li></ul>
  9. 9. What did you like most? <ul><li>The keynote speaker* </li></ul><ul><li>The variety of sessions* </li></ul><ul><li>Networking with colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>The vendors booths and demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Everything!!! </li></ul><ul><li>* Mentioned many times </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ways to improve conference? <ul><li>More seating in many of the session </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless network </li></ul><ul><li>Two days of sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Target classroom teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Shorter lunch lines </li></ul><ul><li>Some duplicate sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts from sessions available online </li></ul><ul><li>Time to go through the exhibit hall </li></ul>
  11. 11. Opinions on Maine ED 2007
  12. 12. Stats & Bottom Line $24,780 $23,142 $23,124 Profit $58,886 $42,647 $34,422 Expenses $83,666 $65,789 $57,546 Income 126 49 NA Pre-Conference Workshops 871 743 506* *Estimate Friday Attendees MEED 2007 MEED 2006 MEED 2005
  13. 13. Committee Recomendations

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